The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community India is holding its 122nd Jalsa Salana (Annual Convention) in its country’s headquarter Qadian, Dist. Gurdaspur, Punjab on 26th to 28th December 2016.
Before 125 years ago, in 1891 the founder of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad of Qadian, the Promised Messiah, by the command of God initiated this spiritual event to promote Inter-Religious Peace & Harmony. This year marks the 125th Anniversary of this Spiritual Jalsa.
This is the only event promoting peace, love, tolerance and brother hood among all religious together on one stage.
The Objective of this Jalsa is to present the pure, pristine and peaceful teachings of Islam. Likewise to call people towards their creator, to develop love, affection and compassion among the creations of
God, to promote brotherhood are among the noble objectives of this Jalsa. This Jalsa is totally a spiritual gathering in which people from all over the country put back their worldly interests and take part in this spiritual convention for the sake of God. The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community spans over 209 countries of the World. Members of the community from most of these countries participate in this Jalsa held at Qadian. In this 3 day gathering a special “World Religions Session” is also conducted in which leaders and scholars of various religions present the beauty of their religions and express solutions for world problems in the light of their religious teachings to promote peace and harmony in today’s turbulent
times. All the speeches of this Jalsa shall be translated simultaneously in various Indian and world languages for the convenience of the participants.
The Key address of this Jalsa shall be delivered by the Worldwide Head of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, the Khalifa of Islam Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad. His holiness shall address the gathering from London and his address will be telecasted live on the community’s satellite channel Muslim Television Ahmadiyya (MTA).
The Message which the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community India conveys through this gathering is that Man should turn towards his creator and the principle “Love for All Hatred for None” should be followed and all men should unite together for the benefit and uplift of mankind. The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community India cordially invites all the countrymen to visit Qadian to participate in this gathering. Participants in the Press Conference. Shriaz Ahmad Addl Chief Secretary Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, Tariq Ahmad Ahmadiyya Spokesman, Shafiq Ahmed President Ahmadiyya Community New Delhi, Mujahid Ahmad Jalsa Press Coordinator, Mujeeb Lone Ahmadiyya Missionary.